Course details

Study options

Full-time: 1 year, Part-time: 2 years

UK fee

£9,250 per year (2021/22)

International/EU fee

£14,045 per year (2021/22)

Course level

Undergraduate

Qualification

BA (Hons)

Start date

September

Location

Buxton & Leek College (Leek Campus)

Course description

The course is designed for foundation students who wish to top-up to a full BA (Hons) degree on a part time basis. You can study alongside employment and attend College for one evening a week.

What you will study

The programme analyses various elements of the education world today and builds on the knowledge and skills the learners have already acquired from degree level study and any work experience.

Please note that our modules are subject to change - we review the content of our courses regularly, making changes where necessary to improve your experience and graduate prospects.

How you will learn

You must be in a school placement for at least two days a week, which can be voluntary. The learning sessions are based round seminars, discussions, research and practical activities.

How you're assessed

All of your work will be assessed by essays, reports, a research study and presentations.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a foundation degree passed with grades above 50% and 240 credits.

You need at least five GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English at grade 4/C or above.

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each skills area)

Fees and funding

2021/22 Fees (August 2021 - July 2022)

 Full-timePart-time
UK

£9,250 per year

£1,155 per 20 credit module

International/EU

£14,045 per year

N/A

Further information about our fees and support you may be entitled to.

Additional costs and optional extras

How to apply

Careers

Once you have completed this course you could further your study to become a qualified teacher or progress into management roles in other areas of education.

Contact us

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Additional information about your studies

Teaching hours

Like most universities, we operate extended teaching hours at the University of Derby, so contact time with your lecturers and tutors could be anytime between 9am and 9pm. Your timetable will usually be available on the website 24 hours after enrolment on to your course.

Additional costs and optional extras

We’re committed to providing you with an outstanding learning experience. Our expert teaching, excellent facilities and great employability prepare you for your future career. As part of our commitment to you we aim to keep any additional study costs to a minimum. However, there are occasions where students may incur some additional costs.

Please also note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, if your course offers fieldtrips, the location of these may change or be cancelled. If this happens, you will be communicated to in advance and we will do our very best to seek out other practical opportunities to ensure your experience is not affected.

The information below is correct for entry in the academic year September 2021 - August 2022 only. Entry for future academic years may be subject to change.

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Please note: Our courses are refreshed and updated on a regular basis. If you are thinking about transferring onto this course (into the second year for example), you should contact the programme leader for the relevant course information as modules may vary from those shown on this page.